Top Ten Wildlife Sanctuaries of India

Posted by tripitoes on August 8th, 2019

Since time immemorial, India wears the treasure of rich flora and fauna. The Mangroves being a preserver to the Royal Bengal tigers in the East, and Gir being the saviour of the Asiatic lions in the West, India certainly has the utmost glorious wildlife sanctuaries of the world.

Here's a list of the top 10(not ranked) wildlife sanctuaries of India which you would delightfully love to experience.

  1. Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal

Sundarbans are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, especially known for the Royal Bengal tigers. Remarkably marked by waterways, Sundarbans can be traversed by boats and rafts. Sundarbans have been proudly enlisted amongst the finalists in the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

  • Conveyance by air-  NetajiSubhash Chandra Bose Airport, Kolkata (120 km away)
  • By train - Trains available to Cannings from Sealdah (66.7 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • Royal Sundarbans Wild Resort (4 star)
  • Sundarbans Tiger Safari (4 star)
  • Suranjana Holiday Resort (3 star)
  1. Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat

If luck is on your side, you may find your eyes catching the site of Asiatic lions, sloth bears, striped hyenas, golden jackals, four-horned antelopes, leopards, nilgais and even the rarest black bucks.

Gir is a special place for bird lovers and photographers too. You can find various breeds of owls, eagles, quails and woodpeckers.

  • Conveyance by air - Keshod Airport (70 km away)
  • By train - Veravalrailway station (45 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest (5 star)
  • The Fern Gir Forest Resort (5 star)
  • Asiatic Lion Lodge (3 star)
  1. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

What could be more attractive than the sight of peacocks dancing on their own beats, and tigers, jackals and wild pigs hiding in the meadows? Come witness it for yourself and get enamored by its magic.

  • Conveyance by air - Jabalpur Airport (160 km away)
  • By train - Gondia railway station (145 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • Kanha treasure Resort (5 star)
  • Syna Tiger Resort (5 star)
  • PashanGarh - A Tiger Safari (5 star)
  1. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Corbett comprises of beautiful hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, glistening grasslands and a gorgeously giant lake. It houses around 110 serene species of trees, 50 incredible species of mammals, 580 enormously colorful species of birds and 25 unique species of reptiles.

  • Conveyance by air - Dehradun Airport, Uttarakhand (156 km away).
  • By train - Ramnagar Railway station (12 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • The Solluna Resort (5 star)
  • Paatlidun Safari lodge (5 star)
  • LaTigre Resort (4 star)
  1.  Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

Located in SawaiMadhopur, this park is an eye-candy for the tiger lovers. The best time for tiger sightings at Ranthambore National Park is November and May.

  • Conveyance by air - Jaipur Airport (145 km away)
  • By train - SawaiMadhopur Railway station (10 km away)

Hotels nearby-

  • Aman-i-Khas (5 star)
  • The OberoiVanyavilas Wildlife Resort (5 star)
  • NahargarhRanthambore (4 star)
  1.   Kaziranga National Park, Assam

If you love being in the lap of nature, if you love wetlands, dense broadleaf tropical forests, elephant grass expanses and beautifully flowing rivers. You ought to visit this park securely placed in the arms of Assam. There's a huge population of 2,401 rhinos, giant elephants, swamp deer and wild water buffaloes.

  • Conveyance by air- Jorhat Airport (97 km away)
  • By train - Helem railway station (30 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • Vivanta Guwahati (5 star)
  • Kiranshree Grand (5 star)
  • Diphlu River Lodge (4 star) 
  1.  Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir

Snowfall itself feels like a festival here. What if you get to celebrate it with one of the 200 snow leopards around you? The joy of making a snowman, wearing the nicest of woolens and giggling with the family would all double the fun.

  • Conveyance by air - Leh Airport (5 km away)
  • By train- Jammu Tawi railway station (21 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • The Driftwood Ladakh (4 star)
  • WoodyVuStok House (3 star)
  • Ratna Hotel Ladakh (2 star)
  1.  Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh 

Isn't it cool to see one tiger after every 4 kms?Bandhavgarh offers you just that! Also, visit Sheesh Shaiya, BadiGufa, Three Cave Point, Bandhavgarh fort and add an unforgettable day to your memories.

  • Conveyance by air - Ahmedabad Airport (175 km away)
  • By train - Umaria (35 km away)

Hotels nearby:

  • Mahuakothi - A Taj Safari (4 star)
  • Treehouse Hideaway (4 star)
  • Tiger's Den Resort (3 star)
  1. Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Any bird lovers here? You know your next spot!

Famous for 150rarespecies of birds including the Golden eagle, Steppe eagle, Black eagle, Bearded vulture, Himalayan snow cock and the Himalayan Monal pheasant, to name a few.

  • Conveyance by air - Jolly Grant Airport (231 km away)
  • By train- Dehradun Railway station (207 km)

Hotels nearby:

  • The Devdar Resort (3 star)
  • Garhwal Resort (2 star)
  • Shikhar Nature Resort (2 star)
  1.  Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala 

Get addicted to the pristine environment of this sanctuary offering a breathtaking view of tigers, guar, sambar, Indian giant squirrel, NilgiriTahr and lion-tailed macaque in the shade of teak, rosewoods, sandalwoods, mangoes and tamarind trees.

  • Conveyance by Air- Madurai Airport (136 km)
  • By train- Kottayam (114 km)

Hotels nearby:

  • Cardamom County (4 star)
  • Shalimar Spice Garden (4 star)
  • Treebo Trend Wild Saga Thekkady (3 star)

We bet that a Trip to these sanctuaries will be packed with lots of action, adventure, and fun.For any questions regarding Tour Planning, you can always head over to our Community and ask over there.

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